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Upcoming Events
Fri, Apr 17
St James Episcopal Church
Speaker and Annual Meeting
Suzanne Dalton, author of A Year Lost, A Life Gained: Fighting Breast Cancer with Wit, Humor, Friends, and a Perky Poodle, will be the speaker for this event.
Wed, May 13
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Spring Outing - Dossin Great Lakes Museum - Belle Isle
Join us for a private tour of the Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle. We were fascinated with last year's dinner meeting speaker, Joel Stone, who is the curator of the Dossin Museum. Lunch follows at the Detroit Yacht Club.
Fri, Mar 20
Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church
Book Discussion - Educated: A Memoir, by Tara Westover
The youngest of seven children, Westover grows up in a household with no radio, TV or telephone. Born at home, she never attends school. But she really isn't home schooled; she educates herself. She escapes to BYU, graduates with honors and goes on to Cambridge and Harvard.
Fri, Feb 21
Grosse Ile Golf & Country Club
Dinner Meeting, Speaker, and Book Distribution
Michael Zadoorian, author of Beautiful Music, will be the speaker for this event, which is open to the public. Zadoorian is the Adult Fiction Winner of the 2018 Great Lakes Good Reads Program for Beautiful Music, which is set in 1960's Detroit.
Thu, Jan 09
The Colony Clubhouse
New Member Meeting
New member orientation meeting from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Chris Dowhan-Bailey will present information on how this unique book club works. Meet members of the Book Club board and the circulation coordinator for your group. Refreshments will be served.
Fri, Oct 18
Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church
Book Discussion - The Marsh King's Daughter, by Karen Dionne
In Michigan's Upper Peninsula, a woman must hunt down the dangerous man who shaped her past and now threatens to steal her future: her father.
Fri, Sep 20
St James Episcopal Church
A Claude Monet Painting Retitled - After Extensive Art Detective Work
The public is welcome to attend a fascinating talk describing the detective work involved in retitling Monet's painting, Rounded Flower Bed, formerly known as Gladioli. You will be surprised by the clues uncovered by DIA curator Jill Shaw and the history of the masterpiece owned by the DIA.